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Senegal

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  • Senegal fears violence as it prepares for runoff vote

     
    In Senegal, people feared that if the president won a third term in office Sunday, the country might descend into chaos. At least six people have already died in protests over the controversial leader. "At first I thought it would all calm down,"...
  • Senegal president in for tough second-round vote

     
    Senegal's president, Abdoulaye Wade, faces likely difficult second round presidential vote: With more than half the votes counted, Senegalese president Abdoulaye Wade said Monday he was leading the 13 other candidates with 32.17%. But he needs more than...
  • Senegal's president concedes defeat; victory for African democracy

     
    Senegal's incumbent president concedes defeat: Incumbent Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade's move to swiftly concede defeat after Sunday's presidential run-off election was seen as big step for African democracy, in a ieighborhhod better know for...
  • How can you help to improve the lives of men and women in Africa?

     
    Two weeks ago, I saw my wife draw from her inner strength to give birth to our son. I witnessed how she spoke to him, urging him to change position. I saw her dance in a powerful trance of fury and tenderness until my son emerged from her depths,...
  • Debate: Is it time to retire the Peace Corps?

     
    Is the Peace Corps just a government-subsidized vacation for well-to-do white kids? Nonsense, writes Jessie Seiler in an Op-Ed about her experience in the Peace Corps that ran in Sunday's Opinion pages. Before I joined the Peace Corps, I had......
  • Gulf oil spill: Pro-drilling rally attracts thousands

     
    The federal moratorium on exploratory drilling for oil in deep-sea waters is tantamount to an attack on Louisiana’s way of life, politicians and business leaders said Wednesday at an oil industry-sponsored rally held in Lafayette. The political event at...
  • Gulf oil spill: Pro-drilling rally pushes back at Obama moratorium

     
    Thousands of Louisianans filled the Cajundome stadium in Lafayette Wednesday to protest the federal moratorium on exploratory drilling for oil in deep-sea waters. “The greatest risk to our economy is the moratorium,” Lafayette City-Parish President...
  • San Diego Zoo's Wild Animal Park enjoys baby boom

    San Diego Zoo's Wild Animal Park enjoys baby boom
    I admit it: I fall in love easily. First, it was with a 268-pound guy. Despite his youth, he was gray and wrinkled. But there were others as the day wore on. One had a face like a horse. Another was nice-enough looking, but that neck — oh, heavens,...
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    Sign up to win the Fox Rocks Lunchbox! K-Mack announces a new winner every Monday and Thursday at 10am drawn from all entries. We visit the winner at work and deliver the coveted FOX ROCKS LUNCH BOX, filled with great prizes every Tuesday and Friday...
  • Incoming artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah has bold plans for Center Stage

    Incoming artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah has bold plans for Center Stage
    Kwame Kwei-Armah has a way of pulling others into his gravitational field, whirling them around and then depositing them in a place at some distance from where they started out. People leave an encounter with Center Stage's incoming artistic director...
  • 'Eaters expand borders

    The logo on the Bren Events Center court reads 'Eater Nation. But first-year UC Irvine men's basketball coach Russ Turner believes that to achieve the kind of success he envisions, the Anteaters will need to utilize players beyond American borders....